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Intermediaries in China carbon market see windfall gains from rapidly rising voluntary offset prices

Published 13:03 on November 17, 2021  /  Last updated at 13:03 on November 17, 2021  /  Asia Pacific, Bavardage, China, China's Offset Market, International, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Intermediaries in the Chinese carbon market are reaping benefits from fast-rising offset prices as the gap widens between what domestic developers ask and the international market is paying.

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VCM Report: VER prices stretch records as traders digest Article 6 deal

Published 23:17 on November 15, 2021  /  Last updated at 23:17 on November 15, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, China, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Standardised, exchange-traded voluntary emissions reductions (VERs) continued to gap to new all-time highs this week though participants said the over-the-counter voluntary carbon market (VCM) was steady on Monday after nations agreed the Paris Agreement carbon credit rulebook this weekend.

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CN Markets: CEAs stable with little sign of pre-compliance volatility

Published 08:27 on November 12, 2021  /  Last updated at 08:27 on November 12, 2021  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Prices and volumes in China’s national carbon market remained relatively stable again over the past week, with little indication of impending pre-compliance volatility.

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Chinese emitters forced to chase scarce supply after ignoring CO2 verification requirements

Published 12:39 on November 11, 2021  /  Last updated at 12:39 on November 11, 2021  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market  /  No Comments

A number of Chinese power plants unexpectedly face a shortage of allowances in the national CO2 trading scheme after neglecting to finalise the verification process for their 2019 emissions, according to market participants.

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China’s central bank unveils new lending policy to fund decarbonisation

Published 08:36 on November 9, 2021  /  Last updated at 08:36 on November 9, 2021  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market  /  No Comments

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has unveiled a new lending policy to provide cheaper funding to carbon reduction efforts, a move analysts say can inject at least a trillion yuan ($160 billion) into the market.

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VCM Report: CORSIA-grade VERs eye $9, nature-based units flirt with $13

Published 19:58 on November 8, 2021  /  Last updated at 23:23 on November 8, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, China, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Standardised, exchange-traded voluntary emissions reductions (VERs) hurdled to fresh record highs once again this week, with evolving interest from speculators, crypto initiatives, and the ongoing COP26 UN climate talks seen as major drivers in the voluntary carbon market (VCM).

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China carbon futures trading likely to go ahead after government nod

Published 12:01 on November 8, 2021  /  Last updated at 12:06 on November 8, 2021  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Carbon trading at the newly established Guangzhou Futures Exchange looks likely to move forward after being endorsed by a group of major government agencies, though it remains unclear which units will be on offer.

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IncubEx, Trayport plan latest VER trading marketplace

Published 08:00 on November 8, 2021  /  Last updated at 19:41 on November 8, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, China, China's Offset Market, EMEA, International, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Environmental products development firm IncubEx and energy trading platform Trayport on Monday announced the forthcoming launch of a new voluntary emissions reduction (VER) marketplace, adding to the growing spate of initiatives aiming to facilitate voluntary carbon offset trade.

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CN Markets: Trading volumes rise in China’s carbon market as compliance deadline nears, but prices stable

Published 07:24 on November 5, 2021  /  Last updated at 07:24 on November 5, 2021  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

There was a significant uptick in allowance and offset trading volumes in China’s market over the past week with the 2019 and 2020 compliance deadline now just six weeks away, but price movement was limited.

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HK-listed company to launch global carbon fund

Published 11:06 on November 2, 2021  /  Last updated at 11:06 on November 2, 2021  /  Asia Pacific, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, International, Other APAC, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A Hong Kong-listed investment holding company is launching a global carbon fund, planning investments in voluntary offsets as well as units in various compliance markets.

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